The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
OOD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 134 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.82% 70.90% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 75
Average daily rate £403 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ADO
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Kofax
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Geb
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ADO
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Kofax
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft